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The ACMA Member Advantage

Whether you are just beginning your case management career, or have served for years in the profession, ACMA membership can help you take the next step in your career. ACMA membership provides free CE-activities, up-to-date news on health care topics, advocacy, community forums, resources for professional growth, exclusive discounts…and much more.

Find out why ACMA is the organization for health care delivery system case management and transitions of care professionals – join ACMA today!

Members' Only Resources

According to the 2016 ACMA Member Satisfaction Survey, the number one reason members return to ACMA year over year is to advance their career. Many members that receive job promotions say that ACMA membership was a significant factor in their advancement or promotion. The tools and resources provided by ACMA are designed specifically to help advance your career.

MOBILE APP

The ACMA Mobile App launched in May 2018 is one of the newest benefits for ACMA members. The first module on the app is the Regulation Library where case management and transitions of care professionals can quickly find the regulations they need without a lengthy web search, learn how every requirement affects the case management practice and better leverage their time. To learn more, log into your Membership Account and go to the Resources tab under the Members Only Section. Not a member? Join today!

LEARNING LINK

Join the conversation and find solutions to the latest challenges case management professionals face by connecting with the most active online case management community in the United States. Members can view past discussions, download tools and resources, and connect with more than 8,000 professionals in the case management field.

ONLINE CE Center

Gain free access to educational activities designed to help achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice. Members have more than 30 hours of complimentary online CE at their fingertips through video webinars or Collaborative Case Management articles. This benefit alone is worth upwards of $1,200 - learn more!

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

Take part in making a lasting difference! ACMA is the voice for case management on political issues. Members can participate in continuous, proactive advancements for their practice and contribute to expert health leadership – learn more!

COLLABORATIVE CASE MANAGEMENT

Receive six issues annually of Collaborative Case Management – ACMA’s peer-reviewed journal focused on industry best practices. Articles focus on solutions to current industry issues, successful strategies for practice, innovative patient interventions and the education needed by health care case managers to enhance their practice. Through this publication, ACMA continues its commitment to supporting the evolving practice of Hospital/Health System Case Management – learn more!

NATIONAL HOSPITAL CASE MANAGEMENT SURVEY

Access ACMA’s evidence-based benchmarking resource for hospital/health system case management. The survey includes data on over 75 elements of practice at a 95% confidence level and is used by both members and organizations in supporting their practice. Survey results are only available in the Members’ Only section of the site – learn more!

EDUCATIONAL EVENT AND PRODUCT DISCOUNTS

Receive discounts to ACMA’s year-round educational conferences. Events are available to all case management professionals, but members receive registration discounts to all chapter and national conferences – learn more!

Additionally, members receive significant savings on annual Compass Directional Training, ACM Certification Study Guide and other products exclusive to ACMA.

MEMBER DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel and finance companies through ACMA’s Abenity discount program. ACMA members can save on everything from pizza and the zoo, to movie tickets, gym memberships, car rentals, and hotels!" – learn more!

BRIEFCASE

Stay informed with ACMA’s briefCASE – a weekly summary of professional and industry news. Get what you need to know emailed to you every week, including new legislative and research news, as well as ACMA updates, information and exclusive offers – learn more!

ArchiTools

Launch a case management-specific web resource for improving value-driven health care. Developed by Pfizer, ArchiTools is a evolving resource that provides a comprehensive information and tools, such as interactive training modules, action tools that can be downloaded and used with patients, annotated articles and a robust set of relevant external links – learn more!

ACMA Announcements

Close the Medicare Observation Coverage Gap

Thanks to all of you who raised your voice to support the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act and our campaign to close the observation status coverage gap in Medicare. With your help more than 1,000 of your peers have signed the petition! But the work is not done. We need more. If you have signed the petition, we encourage you share this initiative with your colleagues. In addition, you can take further action and connect with your federal representatives. We've made it easy for you!
Take Action    Sign the Petition!  

ACMA Announces Transitions of Care Standards

ACMA and 15 collaborating organizations publish National Transitions of Care Standards and a Consensus Measures Crosswalk. ACMA announces the first multi-setting, interprofessional National Transitions of Care Standards endorsed by an Executive Steering Committee composed of representation from payer, provider, and other organizations. To learn more about how your organization can take the Transition of Care Standards self-assessment, click here. >>>

New Online Continuing Education in the CE Center

Have you checked out the CE Center in the members-only section online lately? We have four new continuing education opportunities available for you! New topics include: (1) Data-Driven Performance with Dashboards (2) CMS TWO-Midnight Rule: Developing and Sustaining a Team Approach to Accurate Admission Orders (3) Centralized Utilization Review (4) Reducing Readmissions: A New Approach to Transitional Care Planning. These free CEs are a key benefit of your ACMA membership. Log into the members-only section today to fulfill your CE requirements. Get New CEs >>>

Time is Running Out: Submit Your Proposal by February 12

Do you have a unique solution, intervention or strategy to improve care management? What tips and best practices could you share with case management, care transitions and physician advisor/leaders to implement into their practice? Share your knowledge at the 2019 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference, November 14–17, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida. The deadline is next Tuesday, February 12. Submit Your Proposal >>>

Are You on Board? Compass 2019 has ARRIVED!

Creating a case management team that is consistent and confident with ever-changing regulations and practice standards can be a daunting goal. However, it can be done with annually updated online training. Currently in use at over 1,100 hospitals with more than 31,000 users, Compass courses are updated each year for case managers and physician advisors across multiple care settings. Streamline your onboarding and competency validation around regulations and national standards of practice today. Compass 2019 is now available. Watch a video to learn more and subscribe now. >>>

ACM Workshop: Register by February 6

Enhance your career with the ACM credential! Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to prepare for the exam. Registration for the two-part webinar series closes on Wednesday, February 6. The five-hour course, broken into two, 2 1/2 hour sessions, will begin at 10 a.m. EST/7 a.m. PST on both Saturday, February 9 and February 16. To learn more and/or register, click here. >>>

New Simulation Program for Value-Based Results

ACMA leads the practice by introducing Advanced Care Transitions Simulation (ACTS). This simulation program will transform orientation and professional development for your case management team. ACTS is focused on improving care transitions through assessment, communication, planning and collaboration. It leverages unique, team-based simulations of patient scenarios and enhances care coordination and critical thinking. Enhance case management and impact your system with ACTS. >>>

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